(WASHINGTON) -- House Majority Leader Steve Scalise plans to return to Capitol Hill this week in time to help his fellow Republicans try again on Tuesday to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas -- after an embarrassing failed vote last week to impeach him... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday earned an endorsement from House Majority Whip Tom Emmer -- whom Trump called a "Globalist RINO" who is "totally out-of-touch" with Republican voters, effectively tanking Emmer's speakership bid in October.Emmer said Wednesday that it's time for... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Majority Leader Steve Scalise on Sunday defended Republicans seeking to send aid to Israel in its war with Hamas by cutting funding for the IRS to go after tax crimes, including by the wealthy."We passed a bill that addressed two problems... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Republicans will cast ballots in a candidate forum Friday afternoon with just one candidate: Rep. Jim Jordan. It's the latest in a speakership battle riddled with chaos and uncertainty.Jordan is working to get enough votes to secure the top spot after... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Steve Scalise announced Thursday night he is withdrawing his name as a candidate to replace Kevin McCarthy as speaker of the House after he failed to secure enough support from the House Republican conference to take his bid to the floor... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Republicans emerged from a closed-door meeting Thursday afternoon with little clarity about who will be the next speaker as it appears Majority Leader Steve Scalise doesn't currently have the votes needed to earn him the top spot -- just one day... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Republicans voted 113-99 Wednesday to nominate Majority Leader Steve Scalise for speaker of the House, defeating Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan.The vote was conducted by secret ballot, with 113 members voting for Scalise, 99 for Jordan, eight for others and three voting... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A showdown on Tuesday with a breakaway faction of his own party saw House Speaker Kevin McCarthy removed as leader of the chamber -- a historic development that signals chaos to come on Capitol Hill.Hard-line Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida led... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Majority Leader Steve Scalise announced Tuesday he has been diagnosed with a "very treatable blood cancer" and has started treatment."After a few days of not feeling like myself this past week, I had some blood work done," the Louisiana Republican said... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Majority Leader Steve Scalise on Sunday urged President Joe Biden to negotiate with Speaker Kevin McCarthy amid the threat of political brinkmanship over raising the nation's debt ceiling to avoid an unprecedented default."We just passed a bill through the House. And we've... Read More.